Standard

 

AST 102 - Aircraft Blueprint Reading

Course Description

Introduces aerospace specific blueprint information which builds on a basic knowledge of blueprint terminology and symbols. Topics include: call outs, assembly, form and position, zone reference, document control numbers, release column, general notes, and detail drawings.

 

Competency Areas

Hours

 

Call Outs

Class

5

Assembly

D. Lab

0

Form and Position

P. Lab/O.B.I.

0

Zone Reference

Credit

5

Document Control Numbers

 

 

Release Column

 

 

General Notes

 

 

Detail Drawings

 

 

 

 

 

Prerequisite:

AST 101, MAT 101

Corequisite:

 

 

Course Guide

 

Competency

After completing this section, the student will:

Hours

Class

D.Lab

P.Lab/

O.B.I.

CALL OUTS

8

0

0

Interpretation

Interpret the meaning of industry specific call outs noted on blueprints.

 

 

 

ASSEMBLY

8

0

0

Identification

Identify the features of an assembly drawing.

 

 

 

 

Recognize the relationship of matching parts in the assembly drawing.

 

 

 

FORM AND POSITION

8

0

0

Orthographic

Relate the form and position of an object as viewed in an orthographic drawing.

 

 

 

Oblique

Relate the form and position of an object as viewed in an oblique drawing.

 

 

 

Isometric

Relate the form and position of an object as viewed in an isometric drawing.

 

 

 

Perspective

Relate the form and position of an object as viewed in a perspective drawing.

 

 

 

ZONE REFERENCE

1

0

0

Locate

Locate specific detail parts or assemblies using zone reference system.

 

 

 

DOCUMENT CONTROL NUMBERS

8

0

0

Types

Identify types of document control numbers.

 

 

 

Interpretation

Interpret the information in document control numbers as it applies to related subsystems.

 

 

 

RELEASE COLUMN

1

0

0

Function

Identify the function of release columns.

Locate specific details.

 

 

 

GENERAL NOTES

8

0

0

Locate

Locate the position of general notes on a drawing.

 

 

 

Interpret

Interpret information found in general notes.

 

 

 

DETAIL DRAWINGS

8

0

0

Definition

Define detail drawings.

 

 

 

Identify

Identify features of a detail drawing.

 

 

 

 

Suggested Resources

 

Industry Specific Books and Manuals

 

Boeing. (Latest edition). Aircraft blueprint reading. Macon, GA: 7979 NE Industrial Boulevard, 31206.

Lockheed Georgia, Inc. (Latest edition). Industry produced training manuals. Marietta, GA: 86 S. Cobb Drive, 30063.

McDonnell Douglas. (Latest edition). Blueprint reading and fundamentals. Macon, GA: 1821 Avondale Mill Rd., 31206.

 

Audiovisuals

 

Aircraft drawings. [Videocassette]. Casper, WY: IAP.

 

       IAP, Inc.

       P.O. Box 10000

       Casper, WY 82602-1000

       1-800-443-9250